Emilia “Emily” Elena Pesek (nee Trassare), 84, of Brunswick, formerly of Parma, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, after a long fight with cancer. She was born April 24, 1928, to the late Gaetano and Maria Teresa (nee Artino) Trassare in Cleveland.
She was the loving mother of Debbie, Ray (Monica), Ernie (deceased) and Diana (Rick) Van Diest; known as Nana to her four grandchildren, Matthew, Jennifer, Benjamin and Jessica; dear sister to Tony Trassare (deceased), Marge Schodowsky (deceased), Leonard Trassare (deceased), Rose Marie Cordes and Lucy Maduri; treasured aunt and great-aunt to many others.
The family will receive friends Friday, February 1, 2013, from 4 to 8 P.M., at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick 44212, and one hour prior to services on Saturday. Service will take place on Saturday February 2, 2013, 11 A.M., at the funeral home, with Pastor Charlie Tobias, of Ridgewood United Methodist Church, officiating. She will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Brook Park next to her son, Ernie.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions can be made in Emily’s memory to Hospice of Southwest General, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville OH 44136.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com